SRFP Fellowship Programme 2010 – Bangalore
Introduction: The three national Science Academies offer several two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers to work with Fellows and other scientists associated with the three Academies during 2010. Attached is a list of those who have consented to guide students/teachers to work on short-term projects.
Call For Papers: Applications are invited from interested students and teachers from all universities and colleges affiliated to UGC/AICTE/MCI/Accredited Institutions of State Universities for these Fellowships. The application should include a brief resume of the applicant (in the prescribed format), a one-page description of the planned activity, the guide with whom the applicant would like to work (please give names of at least three guides in order of preference) and the tentative dates of visit as convenient to the applicant.
The plan of work should clearly state the specific experiment or theory that the applicant would like to work on and NOT a general description of the area. Student applicants should include a recommendation letter from a teacher (in the prescribed format) familiar with their work, in a sealed envelope. The candidate may work in consultation with the assigned guide for two months any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer.
Application Procedure: Applications should be submitted online through our websites however a copy of the application together with enclosures must be sent by post to The Coordinator, Science Education Programme, Indian Academy of Sciences, C.V. Raman Avenue, Post Box No. 8005, Sadashivanagar P.O., Bangalore 560 080. The registration number assigned soon after online submission must be quoted both in the hard copy of the application to be sent and in the letter of recommendation to be forwarded by the teacher in the case of student applicants.
Deadline: The last date for receipt of applications is 31 December 2009.
Selection Procedure: Information of selection along with concurrence of the guide will be despatched by early March 2010. The selected students/teachers will be provided appropriate round trip train fare and a monthly fellowship to meet their living expenses at the place of work.
The Coordinator, Science Education Programme,
Indian Academy of Sciences,
C.V. Raman Avenue, Post Box No. 8005,
Sadashivanagar¬† Bangalore 560 080
Contact Numbers: (080) 2361 4592, (080) 2361 2546